Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Tag Archives: New Zealand

India claim first T20 series win over New Zealand

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli’s India beat New Zealand in a tense eight over a side clash to take a first T20 series against the Kiwis and strengthen their claim to be the world’s best team. Rain reduced the third match of the series in Thiruvananthapuram to a 48 ball lottery and ...

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Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political party

SYDNEY: A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to US rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit “Lose Yourself” in a television commercial to help win a national election. The track played during the National Party’s successful 2014 election campaign and ...

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India thrash New Zealand amid ODI pitch-tampering storm

PUNE: Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand after a pitch-tampering storm threatened the second one-day international in Pune on Wednesday. Dhawan scored a classy 68 and Karthik notched an unbeaten 64 as India made 232-4 to clinch victory with ...

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Indian curator caught pitch-fixing in sting operation

PUNE: The curator at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune has been caught ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch’ in a sting operation carried out by a team of Indian journalists ahead of the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India Today reporters disguised as ‘bookies’ ...

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NZ spinner Astle out of India tour, replaced by Sodhi

SYDNEY: New Zealand leg-spinner Todd Astle’s hopes of finally making his one-day international debut were dashed when he was ruled out of the side’s limited overs tour of India with a groin strain on Thursday. The 31-year-old Astle had been in India with New Zealand’s ‘A’ team and was elevated ...

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Black Caps coach wary of India

WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Thursday his players need to hit the ground running in India if they want to challenge the world’s top-ranked one-day international team on their home turf. New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai ...

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Test Championship could be confirmed in Auckland this week

AUCKLAND: Cricket history could be made in New Zealand this week. The International Cricket Council meets in Auckland with the agenda including a realignment of the test and one-day international schedules for the next few years. The Sydney Morning Herald reports a nine-nation test championship over two years from 2019 ...

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Grant Elliott: Going to Lahore will feel like home

LAHORE: Rated currently as one of the top Twenty20 (T20) specialists in the world, the 38-year-old Grant Elliott has been a popular figure at the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and most recently led Birmingham Bears to the final of the Natwest T20 Blast tournament. With over 2,000 runs to his ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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